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    Daring Mystery Comics #1 Kansas City pedigree (Timely, 1940) CGC FN- 5.5 Off-white pages. Marvel/Timely's second oldest title premiered just two months after the legendary Marvel Comics #1. It's a Gerber "scarce" issue, and CGC has certified just one copy nicer than FN 6.0 to date, making this pedigree copy one of the very nicest known. The book currently ranks 36th on Overstreet's Top 100 Golden Age Books listing. Alex Schomburg's great bondage cover opens to features that include the first appearances of the Fiery Mask (drawn by Joe Simon), John Steele - Soldier of Fortune, Doc Denton, and Monako - Prince of Magic. It also features the only appearances of Flash Foster, Barney Mullen, and Sea Rover. Overstreet 2009 FN 6.0 value = $5,700. CGC census 1/10: 2 in 5.5, 6 higher.

    View the certification for CGC Certification ID 0910094002 and purchase grader's notes if available.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2010
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
    Mark A.,
    Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK
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